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Ross_McNeill
25th July 2011, 18:25
I've had a few requests for firm prices for part files.

The following list is a growing catalogue of firm price document copy service for part files. I'll add new files as I access them for image count.

No.3 (Coastal) OTU, ORB, Oct 1940 to Dec 1943, AIR29/705 (part), 270 images.
No.5 (Coastal) OTU, ORB, Jan 1943 to July 1945, AIR29/705 (part), 183 images.
No.9 (Coastal) OTU later No.109 OTU, ORB, Aug 1942 to July 1945, AIR29/705 (part), 209 images

No.52 OTU, ORB, Feb 1941 to Jun 1944, AIR29/681 (part), 183 images
No.53 OTU, ORB, Feb 1941 to May 1945, AIR29/681 (part), 281 images
No.54 OTU, ORB, March 1941 to April 1947, AIR29/682 (part), 392 images
No.55 OTU formerly No.5 OTU and including No.3 TEU, August 1939 to June 1945, AIR29/682 (part), 510 images
No.56 OTU formerly No.6 OTU and including No.1 TEU, Jan 1939 - Feb 1946, AIR29/683 (part), 391 images
No.57 OTU formerly No.7 OTU, ORB, Jun 1940 to May 1945, AIR29/683 (part), 636 images
No.58 OTU, ORB, Oct 1940 to July 1945, AIR29/684 (part), 271 images - NOTE GAP BETWEEN 1ST OCT 1943 to MARCH 1945. TNA Catalogue description incorrect.
No.59 OTU, ORB, Dec 1940 to June 1945, AIR29/684 (part), 155 images
No.60 OTU, ORB, May 1943 to March 1945, AIR29/684 (part), 355 images

Each document consists of a series of 1.3 meg .Jpeg images of each page, with a 50% overlap on bound documents to compensate for binding distortion. Blank pages have not been photographed. The entire document size is as per the stated number of images.

Information in the images are supplied subject to The National Archives copyright and use policy of "for personal research use only". Your attention is drawn to TNA limitations of use in published works including the web.

Costs for this firm price document copy service are identical to those in my full file copy service.

0.10 per image. Supplied on one disk, post and packing to any world wide destination free of charge. Payment by Paypal preferred.

Please PM me with any questions you may have about the files and to order.
Sample pages available by email on request.

Regards
Ross

Ross_McNeill
13th August 2011, 09:20
AIR25/9 (part) 94 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter January/February/March/April/May/Jun 1943.
AIR25/10 (part) 151 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter July/Aug/Sept/Oct/Nov/Dec 1943.
AIR25/11 (part) 86 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter January/February/March 1944.
AIR25/12 (part) 141 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter April/May/June 1944.
AIR25/13 (part) 98 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter July/Aug 1944.
AIR25/14 (part) 96 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter Sept/Oct 1944.
AIR25/15 (part) 113 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter Nov/Dec 1944.
AIR25/16 (part) 118 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter Jan/Feb 1945.
AIR25/17 (part) 113 images - No.1 Group Summary Newsletter March/April 1945.


Typical contents of a Summary Newsletter

Part 1 - Operations
Mining
Armament
Engineering
Navigation
Signals
Photography
Gunnery
Flying Control
Meteorology
Pathfinders
Tactics

Part 2 - Training
Bombing
Gunnery
Signals
Flying Accidents

Part 3 - Organisation/Administration
Defence
Organisation
Ground Defence
Public Relations

Appendix
Table of Operational Flying Hours
List of self assessments
Table of operational failures
Table of Squadron Flying Times
Table of inter squadron photo ladder
Table of practice bombing
Table of Navigation Aids

Superb research tool.

This was the monthly newsletter produced by group and sent round to all squadrons. Not a routine order style document more of a magazine in the "Tee Emm" style with great hand drawn cartoons. Chats about how to get the best out of the current equipment and shows pitfalls when they occured. League tables of squadrons in group included.

Pricing as per post #1 above.
Sample pages available as before.

Ross

Ross_McNeill
20th August 2011, 13:39
More additions to the fixed price catalogue.

No.58 OTU/No.2 CTS/No.2 TEU, ORB, Oct 1943 to Nov 1944, AIR29/29 (part), 74 images. This is the section missing from AIR29/684 (part)
No.81 OTU ORB, Oct 1942 to July 1945, AIR29/687 (part), 262 images
No.82 OTU ORB, May 1943 to Dec 1944, AIR29/687 (part), 386 images
No.83 OTU ORB, July 1943 to Oct 1944, AIR29/687 (part), 61 images
No.84 OTU ORB, Sept 1943 to June 1945, AIR29/687 (part), 368 images
No.85 OTU ORB, June 1944 to June 1945, AIR29/687 (part), 158 images
No.86 OTU ORB, June 1944 to Sept 1944, AIR29/687 (part), 17 images. This file includes misfiled documents from No.81 OTU Aug 1942 to Oct 1942
No.131 (C)OTU ORB, Oct 1942 to Jun 1945, AIR29/696 (part), 157 images.
No.132 (C)OTU formerly No.60 OTU ORB, June 1941 to Dec 1945, AIR29/696 (part) , 491 images

Each document above consists of a series of 1.3 meg .Jpeg images of each page, with a 50% overlap on bound documents to compensate for binding distortion. Blank pages have not been photographed. The entire document size is as per the stated number of images.


No.2 Group Operations, Sept 1941 to Dec 1942, AIR37/21 (full), 350 images
No.2 Group Operations, Jan 1943 to Sept 1943, AIR37/22 (full), 366 images
No.2 Group Operations, Nov 1943 to March 1944, AIR37/23 (full), 387 images

Each document above consists of a series of 1.3 meg .Jpeg images of each page, with a 80% overlap on bound documents to compensate for binding distortion. Blank pages have not been photographed. The entire document size is as per the stated number of images.

The No.2 Group Operations series is a superb overview of the daily operations of all the squadrons in the group.

On a daily basis each op undertaken by an aircraft of the group is generally tabulated under the following columns:

Station/Squadron/Time Off/Task/Time Landed/Aircraft Letter/Pilots Name/Primary, Alternative, Abandoned/Time (bombing)/Height (bombing)/Remarks, including alternative task and reason/Bombs Failure, Return/Bombs 40/Bombs Inc/Bombs Flares/Bombs Photos/Casualties, Our Aircraft/Casualties, Enemy Aircraft.

As the war months progress slight changes are made to the reporting columns but the general content is similar.

Information in the images are supplied subject to The National Archives copyright and use policy of "for personal research use only". Your attention is drawn to TNA limitations of use in published works including the web.

Costs for this firm price document copy service are identical to those in my full file copy service.

0.10 per image. Supplied on one disk, post and packing to any world wide destination free of charge. Payment by Paypal preferred.

Please PM me with any questions you may have about the files or to order.
Sample pages available by email on request.

Regards
Ross

Ross_McNeill
16th September 2011, 17:53
September additions to the lists over on the dedicated forum.

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11373-Summary-by-Unit

Regards
Ross

Ross_McNeill
30th September 2011, 12:03
Further addition of Bomber Command Monthly reports of interceptions and losses 1940/41.

See dedicated forum

http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11373-Summary-by-Unit

Regards
Ross

phasselgren
30th September 2011, 20:37
Ross,

Just a small correction. From AIR14/3370 the name of the Documents are Interception - Tactics. Only night operations are included.

Regards,
Peter

Ross_McNeill
1st October 2011, 11:09
Cheers Peter,

I did not notice the change in the TNA catalogue description.

will amend.

Regards
Ross

dennis_burke
5th October 2011, 09:49
if your getting 7 C OTU anytime.......I'd be interested.

Ross_McNeill
5th October 2011, 10:58
Hi Dennis,

Oct visit next week is fully booked but I have added it to requests for mid Nov.

Cheers
Ross

Ross_McNeill
19th October 2011, 19:49
Hi,

October update added to the Fixed Price Files forum.

Flights E to H of No.1 AACU (Both Form 540 and Form 541 for each flight)
No.61, 62 and 63 OTU
First batch of Conversion Unit ORBs
Manston and North Coates Station ORBs
1942 Bomber Command Interception-Tactics Reports

Regards
Ross

Ross_McNeill
15th November 2011, 17:20
November update added to the Fixed Price Forum
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11373-Summary-by-Unit

Jan 43 to May 43 Bomber Command Interception-Tactics Reports. See the following thread for example.
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11927-Munich-Raid-9-10-March-1943

Several Station ORBs from Home and Middle East/Africa. Contains SAAF Monthly Operations Summary and Personnel Returns and contains daily aircraft movements. Molesworth covers the start of USAAF operations in RAF 540/541 record format. Tilstock and Sleap is excellent, covering Darky Calls, diverted aircraft and local crashes with map references.

No.13 OTU and No.7 (C)OTU ORBs.

Regards
Ross

Ross_McNeill
24th February 2012, 14:22
Feb 2012 update added

By TNA File Number
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11375-Summary-by-File-Reference

or

By Unit
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11373-Summary-by-Unit

Regards
Ross

Ross_McNeill
13th April 2012, 07:35
April 2012 update to the main lists added.

Summary by Unit
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11373-Summary-by-Unit

Summary by File
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11375-Summary-by-File-Reference

New additions for this month:

Commands

Bomber Command Monthly reports on Interception - Tactics, Jan 1944 - May 1944, AIR14/3376 (Full), 375 images - 37.50
Bomber Command Monthly reports on Interception - Tactics, June 1944 - Jan 1945, AIR14/3377 (Full), 592 images - 59.20

RAF Stations

RAF Station Bircham Newton, Appendices. 1939 Sept.- 1940 Dec, AIR28/72 (Full). 230 images - 23.00.
RAF Station Bircham Newton, Appendices. 1941 Jan.- 1942 Dec, AIR28/73 (Full). 177 images - 17.70.

School of Army Co-Operation

School of Army Co-operation became No.41 OTU. 1915-1947 May, AIR29/678 (Full), 468 images - 46.80

Conversion Unit - CU

No.1665 CU. 1943 May-1946 June, AIR29/614(Part), 152 images - 15.20
No.1666 CU. 1943 June-Dec, AIR29/614(Part), 71 images - 7.10
No.1667 CU. 1943 June-1944 Feb, AIR29/614(Part), 23 images - 2.30
No.1668 CU, became No.5 LFS. 1943 Aug.-1945 Mar, AIR29/614(Part), 61 images- 6.10
No.1670 CU, 1944 June-1945 Jan, AIR29/614(Part), 45 images - 4.50
No.1672 CU. 1944 Feb.-1945 Aug. AIR29/614(Part), 59 images - 5.90
No.1673 CU. 1944 Feb.-1944 Nov. AIR29/614(Part), 102 images - 10.20
No.1674 CU. 1943 Mar.-1944 Nov. AIR29/614(Part). 47 images - 4.70
No.1675 CU. 1943 Oct.-1944 July. AIR29/614(Part), 143 images - 14.30

Operational Training Unit - OTU

No.41 OTU formerly School of Army Co-operation. 1915-1947 May, AIR29/678 (Full), 468 images - 46.80

Lancaster Finishing School- LFS

No.1 LFS. 1943 Dec.-1944 Feb, AIR29/614(Part), 16 images - 1.60
No.3 LFS. 1943 Dec.-1945 Jan, AIR29/614(Part), 206 images - 20.60
No.5 LFS formerly No.1668 CU. 1943 Aug.-1945 Mar, AIR29/614(Part), 61 images- 6.10

Ross

Ross_McNeill
28th April 2012, 16:31
May update added to the fixed price file lists.

Summary by Unit
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11373-Summary-by-Unit

Summary by File
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11375-Summary-by-File-Reference

New additions for this month:

Royal Air Force

Aircraft Distress Organisations: Co-ordination, 1940-1941, AIR2/4520, 270 images, 27.00

Commands

Operational ranges of aircraft: performance data, April 1938-Jan 1943, AIR14/187, 142 images, 14.20
Bomber Command monthly summaries, Jan 1941-Dec 1941, AIR14/928, 219 images, 21.90
Bomber Command Monthly reports on Interception and tactics: night and day reports, Jan 1945-May 1945, AIR14/3378, 277 images, 27.70

RAF Stations

RAF Station Bircham Newton, Appendices, Jan 1943-Jan 1945, AIR28/74, 290 images, 29.00
RAF Station Sculthorpe, Oct 1943-May 1944, AIR28/692 (Part), 48 images, 4.80
RAF Station Setif, July 1943 - Sept 1943, AIR28/692 (Part), 7 images, 0.70
RAF Station Seychelles, March 1943-May 1946, AIR28/692 (Part), 113 images, 11.30
RAF Station Sheikh Othman, Feb 1940-April 1941, AIR28/692 (Part), 47 images, 4.70
RAF Station Shenking, Aug 1944-Sept 1944, AIR28/692 (Part), 15 images, 1.50
RAF Station Shepherd's Grove, May 1944 Feb 1946, AIR28/692 (Part), 160 images, 16.00
RAF Station Shoreham, April 1941-Sept 1944, AIR28/692 (Part),53 images, 5.30
RAF Station Sidmouth, Dec 1943-Jan 1945, AIR28/692 (Part), 35 images, 3.50
RAF Station Sigiriya, March 1943-Feb 1945, AIR28/692 (Part), 52 images, 5.20
RAF Station Silloth, July 1945-Aug 1945, AIR28/692 (Part), 8 images, 0.80
RAF Station Snetterton Heath, Jan 1943-Jun 1943, AIR28/692 (Part), 19 images, 1.90
RAF Station Soerabaja Detachment, Nov 1945, AIR28/692 (Part), 8 images, 0.80
RAF Station Sorman, July 1943-Sept 1943, AIR28/692 (Part), 12 images, 1.20
RAF Station Sourabaya, Jan 1946-April 1946, AIR28/692 (Part), 29 images, 2.90
RAF Station Southampton Airport, Aug 1935- July 1939, AIR28/692 (Part), 15 images, 1.50
RAF Station Southend, Oct 1940-Aug 1944, AIR28/692 (Part), 170 images, 17.00

Flts - Fllghts


No.419 (SD) Flight became No.138 (SD) Sqn, Operations, 1941-1942, AIR40/2579, 98 images, 9.80

FTS - Flying Training Schools


No.10 Flying Training School became No. 10 Service Flying Training School, ORB and Appendices, Jan 1936-Oct 1940, AIR29/568, 227 images, 22.70


OTU - Operational Training Units

No.1 (Coastal) OTU, Daily routine orders, Nov 1939-Nov 1940, AIR29/706, 601 images, 60.10
No.1 (Coastal) OTU, ORB and Appendices, Nov 1939-March 1943, AIR29/707, 392 images, 39.20

SFTS - Service Flying Training Schools


No.10 Service Flying Training School, formerly No. 10 Service Flying Training School, ORB and Appendices, Jan 1936-Oct 1940, AIR29/568, 227 images, 22.70

Ross

Ross_McNeill
14th June 2012, 08:56
Flying Control Logs and Operation Officer Logs have been described in the General section of the forum
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?13086-Watch-Office-Logs-Flying-Control-Logs-Operation-s-Officer-Logs

The file on No.16 Group Operations is concerned with the development of combined attacks by Coastal and Fighter Command on enemy shippimg and includes some photographs of aircraft and shipping during the attack.

RAF Station Rufforth incudes No.1663 HCU and continues where the No.1663 HCU ORB leaves off.

Summary by Unit
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11373-Summary-by-Unit

Summary by File
http://www.rafcommands.com/forum/showthread.php?11375-Summary-by-File-Reference

Commands

Bomber Command, State of No.4 Bomber Group, July 1941 - Dec 1942, AIR 14/547 (Full), 223 images, 22.30
Bomber Command, Use of Whitleys and Halifaxes for anti-submarine patrols, July 1942 - July 1943, AIR 14/617 (Full), 84 images, 8.40
Bomber Command, Operational use of incendiary bombs, Aug 1943 - Oct 1944, AIR 14/764 (Full), 55 images, 5.50

Coastal Command, No.16 Group; Operations, Nov 1942 - April 1943, AIR 15/379 (Full), 80 images, 8.00

Flying Control Logs

RAF Station Feltwell: flying control log book, Aug 1940 - Sept 1942, AIR 14/2382 (Full), 484 images, 48.40
RAF station Squires Gate: Regional Flying Control Log Book, Nov 1940 - Aug 1941, AIR 15/686 (Full), 252 images, 25.20
RAF Station Squires Gate: Regional Flying Control Log Book, Aug 1941 - Aug 1942, AIR 15/687 (Full), 492 images, 49.20

Operations Officer's Logs

RAF Station Stradishall: operations officer's log, Aug 1941 - Nov 1941, AIR 14/2528 (Full), 151 images, 15.10
RAF Station Stradishall: operations officer's log, Nov 1941 - Feb 1942, AIR 14/2529 (Full), 158 images, 15.80
RAF Station Stradishall: operations officer's log, Feb 1942 - May 1942, AIR 14/2530 (Full), 154 images, 15.40
RAF Station Stradishall: operations officer's log, May 1942 - Aug 1942, AIR 14/2531 (Full), 156 images, 15.60

RAF Stations

RAF Station Rufforth, ORB and Appendices, April 1943 - Oct 1945, AIR 28/676 (Full), 326 images, 32.60

Files can be transferred electronically via upload to Wetransfer if preferred.

Ross

Oggie2620
24th September 2012, 18:02
Ross there is a gentleman on Facebook looking for info on 3 (C) OTU. Have given him the link to this page as you have the ORBs for Dec 1942. He lost a member of his family that day. Hopefully you can help him.
Dee